Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are the Band House opening hours?

The Paparazzi Band House is open Monday to Friday, 5 pm – 8 pm and Saturdays 12 noon – 4 pm.

Where can I view Paparazzi's costumes?

Costumes are on display at our Band House on #24 Cornelio Street, (Off Ariapita Avenue), Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

See Contact Us page for Band House location.

What do I need for costume registration?

To register:

Bra Size (example 34B)
Bottom Piece option (Bikini, Thong, Hotshorts)
Bottom Piece Size
Belt Size (inches)

Waist Size (inches)

Backline & Male: $1700 TTD or $250 USD
Frontline: $2800 TTD or $400 USD

I'm unable to collect my costume. Can another person collect on my behalf?

Yes, however, the person collecting the costume must have a signed letter authorizing them to collect the costume as well as a copy of your ID.

This letter can also be sent via e-mail to info@paparazzicarnival.com

When do I collect my costume?

The costume distribution schedule will be emailed to all masqueraders, posted to our website and advertised in local newspapers.

Different sections will have different distribution dates.

My costume cannot be collected by myself for my designate on the collection date. What do I do?

Costumes not collected on their designated collection date can be collected on Carnival Friday or Saturday.

Please note, these are the two busiest collection days, therefore please cater for a longer waiting period.

It is advised that you make every effort to collect your costume on your collection date.

However, all costumes not collected by 4 pm on Carnival Saturday will be sold and your payment forfeited.

When do I need to pay for my costume?

Your downpayment must be paid upon registration.

You have until your collection date to pay the outstanding balance.

What do I get when I come to costume distribution?

You will be collecting your full costume, headpiece, complimentary Monday wear, goody bag, and Paparazzi ID band.

How do I join the Paparazzi Mailing list?

Send an email to info@paparazzicarnival.com requesting to be added to the mailing list.

Does Paparazzi provide Monday wear?

Yes, we do.

Where does the band meet?

An assembly point will be determined and communicated to you.

What time does the band depart from the meeting point?

The band leaves at 10 am on Carnival Monday and 6:30 am on Carnival Tuesday.